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Johnson, J. mss., ca. 1740-1759


Set 19. A bustard, a great sluggish fowl

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Scope Note

Set of 12 unnumbered cards with related picture and story. The words describe the colored figures on verso. 12 items.


[1] A bustard, a great sluggish fowl

Transcription:

A Bustard,/ a great sluggish/ Fowl that is good to/ eat

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[2] Lady Margaret Mordaunt

Transcription:

Lady Margaret/ Mordaunt, Daughter/ to the Earl of Peter-/ borow, in a Red/ Lustring Coat.

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[3] Lord Mountjoy

Transcription:

Lord Mountjoy, &/ Miss Barbara John-/ son, Dancing a/ Menuet together at/ a Ridotto in the/ Hay Market

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[4] Miss Carpenter

Transcription:

Miss Carpenter, in a/ yellow Lutestring/ Sack, and a red knot,/ dancing a Rigadoon/ by her self at Mr./ Lally's School.

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[5] Miss Cherry Lily

Transcription:

Miss Cherry Lily,/ dress'd in a blue/ Sattin Coat, walking/ with a Fan in her/ hand, to Church.

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[6] A new milch brindled cow

Transcription:

A new Milch/ brindled Cow, of/ Sir Adolphus/ Killegrew's at/ Kettering in North-/ amptonshire.

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[7] A pretty dark grey doe

Transcription:

A pretty dark grey/ Doe, in a Park belong-/ ing to William Ca-/ vendish, Duke of/ Devonshire.

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[8] A pretty hunting seat

Transcription:

A pretty Hunting/ Seat, of Sir Orlando/ Bridgman's, at Pont-/ pool in Monmouth-/ shire.

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[9] A rabbet and an ash tree

Transcription:

A Rabbet, and an/ Ash tree, in Dunning/ -ton Warren in Lincolnshire

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[10] Simon Frankland

Transcription:

Simon Frankland,/ a Butcher of Enfield/ in Middlesex, carry-/ ing a Sheep before/ him, upon a horse/ nam'd Ball.

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[11] A tulip and a sunflower

Transcription:

A Tulip, and a Sun-/ Flower; that grew in/ the Dutchess of Ken/ -dal's Garden, at/ Hickling in Nor-/ folk

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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[12] Two very pretty chickens

Transcription:

Two very pretty/ Chickens, in an Or-/ chard, of Thomas/ Pelham's Duke of/ Newcastle at Farn [sic]/ in Northumberland

Dimensions:

4.1 x 5 cm

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